affirmant

affirmant

[uh-fur-muhnt]
noun
a person who affirms.

Origin:
1740–50; affirm + -ant

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affirm (əˈfɜːm)
 
vb
1.  (may take a clause as object) to declare to be true; assert positively
2.  to uphold, confirm, or ratify
3.  (intr) law to make an affirmation
 
[C14: via Old French from Latin affirmāre to present (something) as firm or fixed, assert, from ad- to + firmāre to make firm1]
 
af'firmer
 
n
 
af'firmant
 
n

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